BrightScope Lists the Top 25 Virginia Beach Area-Based

BrightScope Lists the Top 25 Virginia Beach Area-Based Companies With
the Best 401k Plans 
Newcomers Emergency Physicians of Tidewater, P.L.C. and Children's
Specialty Group, PLLC Sweep Top Two Spots 
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/15/12 --   BrightScope
(www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial
information and investment research, today announced its second round
list of the top Virginia Beach area-based companies with the highest
ranked 401k plans containing more than $10 million in assets. This
year BrightScope has extended the list to include the top 25
companies.  
BrightScope obtains an increasing amount of its data directly from
plan sponsors and record keepers, and augments these primary sources
with data from publicly available sources such as the Department of
Labor and the Securities and Exchange Commission. By analyzing and
interpreting this data, BrightScope provides unprecedented
transparency into the 401k industry.  
"We are pleased to share this list of the top Virginia Beach
companies and the robust plans they offer," said Dan Weeks,
Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist of BrightScope. "One of the many
reasons we created the BrightScope Rating was to share these lists
and show other companies and employees the specific benefits and
components required to make a reliable 401k plan and ensure a
dignified retirement." 
Noteworthy findings in the 2012 Top 25 Virginia Beach 401k Plans list
include:  


 
--  Newcomers Emergency Physicians of Tidewater, P.L.C. and Children's
    Specialty Group, PLLC take the top two spots
--  Six of the 10 companies from the previous list made an appearance this
    year
--  Jump in rank: Gastrointestinal & Liver Specialists of Tidewater,
    PLLC moved up four spots from No. 8 to No. 4
--  Drop in rank: Five of the previous 10 companies included on last
    year's list dropped at least one spot, most notably -- Willcox &
    Savage, P.C. dropped four places from 4th to 8th, Kaufman &
    Canoles, A Professional Corporation fell six ranks from No. 3 to No.
    9, Vandeventer Black, LLP slipped eight spots from 2nd to 10th, and
    Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group, P.C. descended eleven
    places from No. 5 to No. 16
--  Notable Newcomers: Newcomers dominated this year's list, with
    Emerg
ency Physicians of Tidewater, P.L.C. taking the top spot;
    Children's Specialty Group, PLLC (No. 2), Cardiology Consultants, Ltd.
    (No. 3), Atlantic Anesthesia, Inc. (No. 5), and American Maritime
    Holdings, Inc. (No. 6), among others.

  
Company - Plan Name - BrightScope Rating  
1. Emergency Physicians of Tidewater, P.L.C. - Emergency Physicians
of Tidewater, PLC 401(k) & Profit Sharing Plan - 89.80 
2. Children's Specialty Group, PLLC - Children's Specialty Group,
PLLC 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan - 85.59 
3. Cardiology Consultants, Ltd. - Cardiology Consultants, Ltd. Profit
Sharing Plan - 81.98 
4. Gastrointestinal & Liver Specialists of Tidewater, PLLC -
Gastrointestinal and Liver Specialists of Tidewater, PLLC 401(k)
Profit Sharing Plan - 81.32 
5. Atlantic Anesthesia, Inc. - Atlantic Anesthesia, Inc. Profit
Sharing Plan - 81.22 
6. American Maritime Holdings, Inc. - American Maritime Holdings,
Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan - 81.15 
7. Atlantic Anesthesia, Inc. - Atlantic Anesthesia, Inc. 401(K) Plan
- 80.25 
8. Willcox & Savage, P.C. - Willcox & Savage, P.C. Profit Sharing
Retirement Plan - 80.08 
9. Kaufman & Canoles, A Professional Corporation - Kaufman & Canoles
401(k) Profit Sharing Plan - 79.54 
10. Vandeventer Black, LLP - Vandeventer Black, LLP 401(k) Profit
Sharing Plan - 79.14 
11. Cardiovascular Associates, Ltd. - Cardiovascular Associates, Ltd.
Profit Sharing Plan - 79.04 
12. Anheuser-Busch, Inc. - Retirement Plan & Trust for Employees of
Anheuser-Busch, Inc. Teamsters Local 95 - 78.22 
13. Virginia Oncology Associates, P.C. - Virginia Oncology
Associates, P.C. 401(k) Plan - 78.19 
14. Norfolk Southern Corporation - Thrift and Investment Plan of
Norfolk Southern Corporation and Participating Subsidiary Companies -
77.36 
15. W. M. Jordan Company, Inc. - W. M. Jordan Company, Inc. Profit
Sharing/401(k) Plan - 77.26 
16. Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group, P.C. - Tidewater
Physicians Multispecialty Group, P.C. 401(k) Plan - 77.17 
17. TowneBank - TowneBank 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan - 76.49 
18. Dixon Hughes PLLC - Dixon Hughes Goodman 401(k) Retirement Plan
(#002) - 75.94 
19. Damuth Services, Inc. - Damuth Services, Inc. Profit Sharing
401(k) Plan - 75.66 
20. Zel Technologies, LLC - Zel Technologies, LLC Profit Sharing &
401(k) Plan - 75.28 
21. Plasser American Corporation - Plasser American Corporation
401(k) Savings Plan - 74.83 
22. Lakeview Medical Center, Inc. - Lakeview Medical Center, Inc.
Retirement Plan - 74.62 
23. Liebherr Mining & Construction Equipment, Inc. -
Liebherr-America, Inc. Pension Plan - 73.96 
24. Children's Medical Group, Inc. - Children's Medical Group 401(k)
Plan - 71.84 
25. CMA CGM America, LLC - CMA CGM (America), LLC 401(k) Plan - 71.84 
BrightScope's 401k plan Rating was developed by BrightScope, Inc.
with the help of leading academics and independent 401k fiduciaries.
Analyzing more than 200 individual data points, the BrightScope
Rating algorithm can calculate a single numerical score for each 401k
plan in the country. The data points examined cover broad categories
such as total plan cost, company generosity and investment menu
quality. 
The company has rated more than 46,000 retirement plans, spanning 30
million workers and $2 trillion in assets, and provided information
on more than 770,000 financial advisors. Industry adoption of the
BrightScope Rating will lead to more cost-effective plans, increased
participation rates, higher employee satisfaction and better outcomes
for the 60 million employees who depend on their 401k plan for
retirement.  
About BrightScope
 BrightScope is a financial information company
that brings transparency to opaque markets through independent
research and analysis. Delivered through web-based software,
BrightScope data drives better decision-making for individual
investors, corporate plan sponsors, asset managers, broker-dealers,
and financial advisors. The BrightScope Rating(TM), developed in
partnership with leading independent 401k fiduciaries, reviews more
than 200 unique data inputs per plan and calculates a single
numerical score which defines plan quality at the company level. In
April 2011, the company launched BrightScope Advisor Pages(TM), the
first comprehensive and publicly available directory of financial
advisors designed to help consumers discover information and conduct
due diligence on wealth management professionals. BrightScope also
markets a suite of data analytics software products to Fortune 1000
companies, asset managers, broker-dealers, financial advisors, and
other market participants. Public ratings for more than 46,000
retirement plans as well as rating definitions, criteria and
methodologies, and information on more than 770,000 financial
advisors and nearly 45,000 advisory firms are available for free at
www.brightscope.com. 
Jen Harding
Atomic PR for BrightScope
415-593-1400
jennifer.harding@atomicpr.com 
 
 
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